|FROM ||Ruben Safir
|SUBJECT ||Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Entertainment Japanese style
|On Fri, Jun 23, 2006 at 11:17:28AM -0400, Billy wrote:
> On Jun 23, 2006, at 10:47 AM, Ruben Safir wrote:
> Sensational. Not at ALL believable, though. The animations
> were clearly scripted, rather than modeled.
> Check out "Cosmic Collisions" at the AMNH planetarium for the best
> SCIENTIFIC animations astronomy has. I saw it on opening
> day with Dewey and it was really something.
That's at the Rose Planetarium? My kids are coming into town
and I'll take them to see it if thats the case.
> These idiots have Big Ben ringing under a sky of magma,
> and land surface being magically sucked upward by the lateral
> seismic shockwave of the collision.
> The last space shot shows a melted waterless planet with continental
> shorelines still clearly visible. I guess that's so you can see
> where your house used to be, but it has nothing to do with real
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